Double win for Sharkey in Cavan ISH SJ Series finals
- 18 October 2020, 19:18
EMS Adelaide (ISH) by Mermus R out of Sante Cruise by Loch Cruise bred by Willie McElhinney, Owned by Daisy Duggan and ridden by Sean Monaghan jumped double clear in a time of 43.49 seconds to win the 7-Year-Old Final of the Irish Sport Horse Studbook Show jumping Series at Cavan Equestrian. Sean had the fastest double clear in the 7-year-old class, he beat off stiff competition from the 8 combinations who made it through to the final. In the 5-Year-old final Cora Sharkey jumped the quickest double clear to win, riding AHG Whiterock Duggie (ISH) by ARD VDL Douglas out of Raheenwood Cruise by Raheenwood Ginger bred by Ann Gannon Clancy owned by Joseph M Sharkey. While in the 6-Year- Old, Cora Sharkey struck again winning the class on Lisboy Emerald (ISH) by Emerald Vant Ruytershof out of Hollypark Lux Alright by Lux Z, bred by Michael Mc Donagh, owned by Joseph M Sharkey. Cora had a superb round finishing in a time of 33.95. There was €16,500 on offer in Cavan Equestrian from the Irish Sport Horse Studbook for these young horse classes.
The 5-year-old Irish Sport Horse Studbook series league champion was MHS Sunday Girl (ISH) by Cornet Obolensky out of Lady Ligustra by Cavalier Royale. Bred by Ita Brennan owned by Michael and John Brennan and ridden by Gemma Phelan. They accumulated a total of 32 points. The owners were present to witness the win.
This year the overall 6-year-old Irish Sport Horse Studbook Series champion was Coachella (ISH) by Ustinov out of Icing by Cruising (ISH)(TIH) bred by Tom & Linda Magee owned by Catherine Thornton and David Campbell, and ridden by Catherine Thornton. They finished on a total of 30 league points, having returned very consistent performances. This combination won the league having beat off stiff competition from Cora Sharkey and Lisboy Mermus (ISH).
The 7 Year old ISH Studbook show jumping series league champion was EMS Adelaide (ISH) by Mermus R out of Sante Cruise by Loch Cruise. Bred by Willie McElhinney owned by Daisy Duggan and ridden by Sean Monaghan. Sean and EMS Adelaide (ISH) having been standing in second place throughout the league clenched the champion title in Cavan today finishing on 29 points.
Full results and pedigrees listed below:
5 Year Olds
1st – AHG Whiterock Duggie by ARD VDL DOUGLAS out of RAHEENWOOD CRUISE by RAHEENWOOD GINGER bred by ANN GANNON CLANCY, owned by Joseph M Sharkey and ridden by Cora Sharkey
2nd – Roanwood My Hometown by Cruising Harry out of Roanwood Golden Lass by Coevers Diamond Boy bred by John O’Sullivan owned by Colm Mcgrath and ridden by Ciaran Ward
3rd – CBI Bella Donna by Zapatero VDL out of CSF Lulu by Luidam bred by Aidan Carroll owned by Kayleigh Soden and ridden by Vincent Byrne
4th – BEC Ksusha (ISH) by Dondoctro Royal K out of Jermanji by Emilion bred owned and ridden by Brian Duff
5th – Boleybawn Rigaletto by DIGNIFIED VAN’T ZORGVLIET out of BOLEYBAWN HANNAH by LUIDAM bred by Ronan Rothwell owned by Maurice Cousins, ridden by Aoife Dooley
6th – DNF Firefly (ISH) by Orestus out of sansa by Quality Safari. Bred and owned by Vincent Digby, ridden by Darragh Ryan
6 year olds
1st – Lisboy Emerald by Emerald Vant Ruytershof out of Hollypark Lux Alright by Lux Z bred by Michael Mc Donagh owned by Joseph M Sharkey ridden by Cora Sharkey
2nd – GCS Athena by Vigo d’Arsouilles out of MHS Attraction by Numero Uno bred by Olivia Brennan owned by Tim Brennan ridden by Adam Carey
3rd – Tullabeg Jackson by Dignified Van’t Zorgvliet out of Tullabeg Jackie by Olympic Lux bred by Nicholas Cousins owned by Regula Wassmer and ridden by Kenneth Graham
4th – Coachella (ISH) by Ustinov out of Icing by Cruising (ISH)(TIH) bred by Tom & Linda Magee owned by Catherine Thornton and David Campbell, and ridden by Catherine Thornton
5th – Major Royale (ISH) by O.B.O.S Quality 004 out of Rama Dama by Cavalier Royale bred by Paul Seymour, owned by Victoria Clarke and Ronnoco Jump LTD and ridden by Victoria Clarke
6th – Lough Scur Quality lady (ISH) by by OBOS Quality 004 out of Lough Scur Sardiamond by Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan bred and owned by Seamus Tighe ridden by John Mulligan
7 Year Olds
1st – EMS Adelaide (ISH) by Mermus R out of Sante Cruise by Loch Cruise bred by Willie McElhinney owned by Daisy Duggan and ridden by Sean Monaghan
2nd – MHS Cardenta (ISH) by Cardento out of Willow Point by Diamond Serpent bred by Tom Brennan Owned by Marion Hughes and ridden by Adam Carey
3rd – RHS BLUE by CHEERS CASSINI out of TULLIBARDS ASK BENNY by CRUISING MICKY FINN bred by DEIRDRE MCGUCKIAN owned by John Hoyne, ridden by Dan Geaney
4th – Castle OJ (ISH) by Sligo Candy Boy out of Castle Roller Coaster by High Roller, bred by Noel Ruane owned bt Richard Bournes and ridden by Mark Finnerty
5th ABC Ballycruise (ISH) by Cruising out of Artic Diamond by Diamond Lad bred by Patrick Kehoe owned by Victoria Foster and ridden by Gemma Phelan
6th – CSF James Kann Cruz by Kannan out of CSF Telly Cruz by Cruising bred by Patrick Connolly owned by Anne Clancy & Mary Gannon, ridden by Francis Connors